Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Cold Months Ahead

In December, I welcome the crisp air and the gentle snow fall. The twinkle lights are up adding a charm to the winter, along with the anticipation of Christmas with friend and family gatherings and festivities. Now that Christmas is over (how did that happen?) the cold depression of the winter months are lying ahead.  Time to start hibernating and looking forward to the spring.

This Wednesday evening as I took the dog out for our nightly ritual, it was -2 F. That does not even include the wind chill. Can you say BRRRRR.  And there are 3 more months of this.  Anyone else dreading this?

To get through the winter there is nothing better than curling up on my oversized chair with the dog and kids. Yes we can all fit! Love that chair! I grab a cup of tea and  we settle down with a good book. We are currently reading Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King (The Guardians Series #1) .

Needless to say I don’t tend to dress up in the winter. The goal is to stay warm. My cold weather wardrobe consists of thick leggings, warm sweaters and shearling boots.  I purchased this sweater from Banana Republic Factory Store this fall and it has been one of my favorites (similar here and here .)  With its thick, heavy knit it is easily one of the warmest sweaters I own.  Just throw on one of the Old Navy Perfect Long Sleeve Tees.  

My favorite leggings for this time of year are the Kohl’s Vera Wang ponte leggings (Similar here). They are much thicker than normally leggings adding extra warmth.  

And as if I can’t get any more comfortable I throw on my BEARPAW Lauren Snow Boots.  The fur lined inside is so warm and soft; I wish I could crawl on in and stay there until the Robins come back!

 What is your winter uniform?

1 comment:

  1. I have the same Uggs, and I love them! Love the sweater too! I have loads of those and are so toasty for sure! Stay warm and happy!